Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 7/29/12
By now it's become commonplace, these times Tom Brady says he has to prove himself every practice, every game and earn a spot on the Patriots. But it's still strange to see the Hall of Fame lock saying it as New England works through the beginning of camp with a wealth of new players and heightened expectations after last year's Super Bowl run. On Saturday, as many people wondered how old pieces and new additions would fit together for another record-setting season, Brady emphasized that players are fighting for their jobs right now. "I still feel like a young kid...

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